No license to steal

by David Hackworth -- Sadly, most World War II vets, whose sacrifices brought us VE and VJ Day, will hear taps long before we celebrate VT (Victory over Terrorism) Day. And the more…

Club Fed and our invisible troops

by David Hackworth -- The brouhaha created by breast-beating human-rights groups over our military's treatment of the terrorist scuzz now vacationing at the Pentagon's recently opened Cuban Club Fed – eagerly aided more…

Bring back body armor

by David Hackworth -- Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Chapman was shot in the back by a terrorist in Afghanistan this month and killed. Ranger Sgt. Casey Joyce was shot in more…

Protect the grunts!

by David Hackworth -- When the Afghan campaign was red-hot and bombs and missiles were exploding with deadly precision in every direction, all that gee-whiz smart weaponry the military-industrial-congressional complex has been more…

Beware of mission creep

by David Hackworth -- The killing last week in Afghanistan of Special Forces Sgt. Nathan Chapman calls to mind the battle portrayed in the movie "Black Hawk Down." Its two-and-one-half hours of more…

Stay alert, stay alive

by David Hackworth -- I see fewer flags flying these days, and the patriotic flame that burned so brightly after Sept. 11 also seems on the wane. A lot of folks are more…

Kill the globo-cop biz

by David Hackworth -- The Christmas season's here once more. But for thousands of our defenders, the holidays are resounding with tramping boots in foreign lands, rather than yuletide caroling at home. more…

Do the job and get out

by David Hackworth -- It was a big week for television: Osama bin Laden, currently the Numero Uno monster on our Hit Parade list, sharing prime time with our first-rate warriors in more…

Silver wings upon their chest

by David Hackworth -- Special Forces and Rangers are the U.S. Army's most elite soldiers. They've proven their worth in past wars and are proving it again as the cutting edge down more…

Chop off the snake's head

by David Hackworth -- Now that Round One of our war against terrorism – Afghanistan – is about 80 percent over, the generals should be positioning forces for Round Two. There's scuttlebutt more…